HMS Bazely (K 311)
Frigate of the Captain class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Boston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||1 Nov 1941|
|Laid down||5 Apr 1942|
|Launched||27 Jun 1942|
|Commissioned||18 Feb 1943|
Assigned USN penant DE 2.
Returned to the USN on 22 August 1945.
|Former name||DE 2|
Commands listed for HMS Bazely (K 311)
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|1||A/Lt.Cdr. Jeffry Vanstone Brock, RCNVR||18 Feb 1943||2 Aug 1944|
|2||A/Lt.Cdr. (retired) Jack Winston Cooper, RNR||2 Aug 1944||mid 1945|
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Noteable events involving Bazely include:
23 Nov 1943
German U-boat U-648 was sunk in the North Atlantic north-east of the Azores, in position 42°40'N, 20°37'W, by depth charges from the British frigates HMS Bazely (Lt.Cdr. J.V. Brock, RCNVR), HMS Blackwood (Cdr. E. Chavasse, RN) and HMS Drury (Lt.Cdr. N.J. Parker, RN).
25 Nov 1943
German U-boat U-600 was sunk in the North Atlantic north of Punta Delgada, in position 40°31'N, 22°07'W, by depth charges from the British frigates HMS Bazely (Lt.Cdr. J.V. Brock, RCNVR), and HMS Blackwood (Lt.Cdr. L.T. Sly, RD, RNR).
21 Apr 1945
German U-boat U-636 was sunk in the North Atlantic west of Ireland, in position 55°50'N, 10°31'W, by depth charges from the British frigates HMS Bazely (A/Lt.Cdr. J.W. Cooper, DSC, RNR), HMS Drury (Lt.Cdr. N.J. Parker, RN) and HMS Bentinck (A/Lt.Cdr. P.R.G. Worth, RN).